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Detailed designs for the Lake Lothing Crossing in Lowestoft are set to begin soon, as the final evaluation of shortlisted contractors has been completed.

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Matthew Hicks
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Plans are underway for three of east Suffolk’s biggest high schools to form a multi-academy trust which could also see their feeder primary schools united.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

A 20% fall in the number of people starting an apprenticeship in Suffolk has sparked a “real cause of alarm” for business leaders.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In all, 1,154 complaints were made to Suffolk County Council last year, according to data published by its audit committee.

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Suffolk County Council
Monday, September 17, 2018

The Port of Lowestoft has dismissed claims by the county council that work on the Third Crossing will only have a “slight adverse” effect on business, and said that it could instead have a “significant negative impact”.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, September 14, 2018

A family who claim their autistic son has not had suitable education since April have described their plight for appropriate provision as “hopeless”.

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Surrey
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Lake Lothing in Lowestoft is set to be closed to all vessels for around three weeks during work to install a third bridge, it has emerged – but council chiefs claim it will not impact on port traffic.

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Suffolk County Council
Friday, September 7, 2018

Five health groups in Norfolk and Suffolk are set to pump £2.6million in preparing for the coming winter it has emerged, with plans to dramatically cut hospital admissions.

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NHS
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Education chiefs have warned that Suffolk will need three or four new special schools in the next two years to cope with soaring demand for special education needs, as fresh data reveals the need for hundreds of spaces.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Suffolk firefighters tackled nearly three times as many field fires in just two months this summer than they did for the whole of 2017, it has emerged – with at least seven started deliberately.

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Monday, September 3, 2018

All services will be examined for cuts at Suffolk County Council as new figures predict the authority is on course for an £8.6million overspend this year.

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Richard Smith
Saturday, July 28, 2018

More investment is needed in the county’s fire service as a string of field fires from the summer heat leaves resources stretched, union representatives have claimed.

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

A joint task group from two councils will thrash out ideas for a solution over controversial plans to close Lowestoft Record Office.

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Matthew Hicks
Sunday, July 22, 2018

A panel holding Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account have urged him to pursue plans to widen a scheme featuring new speed cameras with automatic number plate recognition (ANPR).

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Tim Passmore
Sunday, July 22, 2018

A dedicated panel which holds Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner to account has expressed “serious concerns” over plans to axe half of the county’s PCSOs.

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Tim Passmore
Friday, July 20, 2018

Youth gangs and drug violence have been described as “the biggest threat without question facing Suffolk”.

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Tim Passmore
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Suffolk leaders have granted a six figure sum of cash to improve domestic abuse support services in the county – including plans for a dedicated contact point.

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Suffolk leaders have pledged £1m to tackle youth unemployment across the county.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Changes to free school transport in Suffolk will go ahead from September 2019 as planned after a review panel upheld the decision.

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Suffolk County Council’s cabinet last month agreed to introduce changes which means pupils will only be eligible for free school transport to their nearest school, so long as it is two miles away or more.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The decision to make divisive cuts on home to school transport in Suffolk has been put on hold for further scrutiny, after a call-in of the plan was upheld.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Consent has been given by Suffolk County Council’s cabinet to continue development plans for the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft – but latest figures say a further £8million is needed.

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Matthew Hicks
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A stakeholder group will be formed to assess the progress of new school transport proposals in Suffolk, it has been confirmed.

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Gordon Jones
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A Suffolk historian who used the Lowestoft Record Office for vital research has said it will “diminish the community” if the archive is moved out of the town.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

A Suffolk council, which came under fire after investing millions of pounds from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages, has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.

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Suffolk County Council

A campaign to keep older drivers independent and safe on the roads in Suffolk has been relaunched.

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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Fresh hope has emerged for the future of Lowestoft Record Office, after new county council leader Matthew Hicks vowed to keep records in north Suffolk.

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The number of visitors to Suffolk’s three record offices has plummeted to just half what they were a decade ago, new figures have shown.

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Tony Goldson
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney district councils have eased fears that a merger will mean residents have to travel further for meetings.

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Waveney
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Councils in east Suffolk will help support entrepreneurs and promote Suffolk as an international destination as part of measures announced in its new economic growth plan.

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